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Student Handbook Statement (English) (Spanish)
Special Education Services during COVID-19 Shutdown
Response to Intervention
Response to Intervention is the practice of providing high-quality instruction and interventions matched to student need, monitoring progress frequently to make decisions about changes in instruction, and guided by child outcome data.
Chisum ISD practices the Response to Intervention (RTI) model when making decisions concerning interventions for individual students. Each campus is led by a core team along with other appropriate team members based on the child and the needs of the child. Child performance data is documented and used in making intervention decisions for each child.
Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) are $1,500 one-time on-line grants for eligible parents/caregivers of eligible students served by special education that have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.
Families of eligible students can use the on-line accounts to obtain educational materials and resources and/or services such as additional therapy, tutoring, or other specific services.
Beginning November 1, 2021, to be eligible for the SSES grant, students must currently be:
Families are encouraged to apply beginning November 1st for the next round of grant allocations beginning January 2022. If you already applied and were previously awarded an SSES $1500 grant, you will not be eligible.